New Health Officers

The new health officer (LHO) orientation is built on the best from the DPH-led orientations and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)-developed Survive and Thrive curriculum. Materials from prior sessions are below.

New Local Health Officer Orientation Information (Word)

Health Officer Orientation Self Assessment - Please contact your Regional Director

Local Health Officer Orientation Chart (PDF)


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for June 11-12, 2019, session


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for Feb. 26-17, 2019, session


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for October 23-24, 2018, session:

  • Agenda (Word)
  • Advocacy (PDF) 2018, Hoven Consulting, reproduced with permission
  • WALHDAB/WPH Public Affairs Committee Update (PDF) 2018, Linda Conlon, Health Officer, Oneida County Health Department, and Sue Kunferman, Health Officer, Wood County Health Department, reproduced with permission
  • Pulic Health Law and Public Health Statutes (PDF) 2018, Brittney Crock, Attorney, Network for Public Health Law
  • Domain 8 (PDF) 2018, Kathy Munsey, Health Officer, Green Lake County Health Department, reproduced with permission
  • Accreditation (PDF) 2018, Lieske Giese, Health Officer, Eau Claire City-County Health Department, and Cindy Johnson, Health Officer, Kenosha County Division of Health, reproduced with permission

New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 24-25, 2018, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 3-4, 2018, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for November 7-8, 2017, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 31-August 1, 2017, session:

  • Agenda (PDF)
  • Communication (Media Training) (PDF) 2017, Stephanie Richards, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute & Wisconsin Population health Service Fellowship Population Health Institute, reproduced with permission
  • Change Management (PDF) 2017, Deborah Lindemann, St. Croix County Public Health and Cindy Bodendein, Sauk County Health Department, reproduced with permission
  • Supervision (PDF) 2017, Mary Dorn, Outagamie County Public Health, reproduced with permission

New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 20-21, 2017, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for November 17-18, 2016, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 13-14, 2016, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 21-22, 2016, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for November 18-19, 2015, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 21-22, 2015, session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 21-22, 2015, session:


Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials from the 12/8/08 and 12/9/08 Session - Powerpoint presentation by Chuck Warzecha from Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health (PPT)

If you have any questions, e-mail Jamie LaBrasca, Northern Regional Office.

Last Revised: June 13, 2019